Donate to Tampere University

Support us! By donating to the University, as an entity or a private person you can be involved in creating scientific breakthroughs and new knowledge.

Our spearhead fields are health, society and technology. The strength of our community lies in the multidisciplinary cooperation between these fields. The proceeds of the donated funds are used to provide long-term support to the University’s high-quality scientific research and research-based education for the benefit of Finnish society, competitiveness, humanity, and the environment.

Choose what you want to support

Multidisciplinary openings

The purpose of the Multidisciplinary fund is to support multidisciplinary openings in research and education, thereby strengthening well-being, education and critical thinking across the boundaries of science and art.

Donate to multidisciplinary openings


The technology fund supports research on engineering and architecture, including engineering sciences, information and communications technology, natural sciences, mathematics and architectural research.

Donate to technology


Terveyden rahasto tukee lääketieteen, terveysteknologian, biolääketieteen sekä terveys- ja hyvinvointitutkimuksen laajaa kenttää.

Donate to health


The Society fund supports research in the fields of society, education, business and administration, humanities, and culture and arts.

Donate to society

Further information for donors

Over the years, our donors have laid the foundation for the success of the new University. The University’s founding capital and donated funds enable new research openings and provide long-term support for education. Tampere University invests its capital carefully and responsibly.

Tax deductions on donations

Communities and organisations are eligible for tax deductions on cash donations of €850 to €250,000 made to a publicly funded university or higher education institution. For further information, visit the Tax Administration’s website.

Individuals and the estates of deceased persons may tax deduct a donation made for the purpose of furthering the arts and sciences. Deductible donations must be at least €850 but no more than €500,000. The deduction applies to earned income. For further information, visit the Tax Administration’s website.

Contact us!

For matters related to donating and selecting your cause, anniversary donations or bequests, please contact:

Head of Fundraising and Stakeholder Cooperation Elina Suojanen-Laine tel. +358 50 5476171

Liaison Manager Mia Simpanen tel. +358 40 190 1243

Project Manager Soile Harjala tel. +358 40 849 0200

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Tampere University has a fundraising licence. The donated funds will be used to support the University’s activities as stipulated by Section 2 of the Universities Act.

Issuer of the licence: National Police Board, 15 May 2020
Fundraising licence number: RA/2020/566

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